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Educational

Darwin Days 2017

Location:
NDSU and Fargo Public Library
Time:
Friday 11-5 & Saturday 2-4
Contact:
NDSU: A. Glenn Hill Center Atrium & The Fargo Public Library Downtown: 102 3rd St S Fargo, ND 58102
jessierock@gmail.com
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Description:
Darwin Day at NDSU and the Fargo Public Library

Friday, February 17, 11-5pm, NDSU STEM building
Hall of Biodiversity: A pop-up museum featuring fossils, skeletons, insects and stuffed animals from the NDSU collections. 11-4
Herpetology Zoo: Live animals 11-4
Keynote Address: From Madagascar to Microscopes: Breathing Life Into Dinosaurs -Kristi Curry Rogers, Macalester College, 4pm

Saturday, Feb. 18 2-4 p.m., Fargo Public Library Downtown
Presentation: Mutation Is The Name, Survival Is The Game
-Becky Barnes, Paleontologist, North Dakota Geological Survey
Pop-up Museum: Compare features of fossils and skeletons from NDSU Collections
Game: Survival of the fittest create your own organism and see if it survives the pressures of predation, competition, changing environments and catastrophes.
Contest: Charles Darwin look-alikes win prizes.

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